16. Captain Benjamin Carney BLAIR
died on 15 Jun 1894 in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine.
(9)(10) Cause of death: Cancer
of the throat
Age at death placed as 72 yrs 5mos on certificate at Bath cemetary office
" Captain Benjamin Blair pass away this morning at his home on Washington after a year's illness caused by a cancer in his throat.
Captain Blair was born in Woolwich in 1822 and came to this city when a young man, with his wife and for some years worked at rigging. After ship building declined he followed the sea until twenty years ago when he retired.
The deceased was a member of Beacon street church. He leaves three daughters, Ellen, Mrs. James Savage and Mrs. Flower, of Lynn, and one son Charless A., a druggist in Boston.
The funeral takes place Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from his late residence, 1353 Washington street."
He was buried on 17 Jun 1894 in Oak Grove Cemetary, Bath, Maine. (11) Oak Grove Cemetary: 2 East, Lot 38, Grave 1 on South Buried in same lot is
wife Francis J (Reed), son Frank Blair, and daughter Ellen Blair
-------------------------- Directions to Lot: Take Oak Grove Road to 3rd
dirt road entrance (last) on right (across from pond). Go straight to 2nd
left. Look for DELOCHE monument on right. B.C. Blair and family is 2nd
set of stones in, directly across the road from the DELOCHE monument.
There are 4 heavy stones on pedestals. He was married to Annis W. ROSS on 9 Oct 1846 in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine.(12)
17. Annis W. ROSS died
on 26 Aug 1851 in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine.(13)
She was buried on 27 Aug 1851 in Maple Grove Cemetary, Bath, Maine.
(14) Buried with daughter Flora A, son Albion,
and Benjamin's second wife Sarah
A. True ------------ Cause of death: consumption Children were:
i. Albion BLAIR died on 8 Aug 1859 in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine. He was buried in Maple Grove Cemetary, Bath, Maine. Buried with mother Annis W. (Ross) Blair - died at age of 19
8 ii. Captain Frederick L. BLAIR.
iii. Flora A BLAIR was buried in Oct 1851 in Maple Grove Cemetary, Bath, Maine. Buried in same plot as mother Annis W. (Ross) Blair She died on 21 Oct 1851 in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine.
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